Year 1771 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jun 2 "Armida", an operatic 'dramma per musica' by Antonio Salieri debuts at the Vienna Burgtheater

Musicians Born in 1771

  • Feb 9 Daniel Belknap, American composer, born in Framingham, Massachusetts (d. 1815)
  • Feb 18 Friedrich Christian Ruppe, composer and violinist, brother of Christian Friedrich Ruppe
  • Feb 24 Johann Baptist Cramer, German/British pianist/composer/publisher
  • Mar 1 Armand-Emmanuel Trial, composer
  • Apr 29 Matthäus Stegmayer, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1820)

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Musicians Who Died in 1771

  • Mar 1 Isfrid Kayser, German composer, dies at 58
  • Jun 23 Jean-Claude Trial, French composer, dies at 38
  • Oct 14 František "Franz" Xaver Brixi, Czech classical composer and kapellmeister, dies at 39
  • Oct 18 Robert Praelisauer, German composer, music director, and priest, dies at 62
  • Oct 27 Johann Gottlieb Graun, composer, dies

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